Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    by CK This morning when I woke up, I noticed that some leaves in our tree in the backyard are starting to turn yellow and I told myself, what an early sign.  For sure we have our nice days numbered as Fall is soon approaching.  I love the color of Fall because it feels so refreshing [...]

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NEWS FROM October 2010

Immigration News

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by:  Jon Salvador, BSc.
Certified Canadian Immigration Consultant
(About the writer: Jon Salvador is a licensed immigration consultant and a member in good standing with the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultant (CSIC). He has more than 20 years of management and business experience in Canada. Prior to establishing his immigration consulting company, he worked for a U.S. [...]

The Philippine Lawyer – What is a Builder in Bad Faith?

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-Ferdie Aguirre
(About the writer: G. Ferdinand (Ferdie) Aguirre has more than 20 years of combined experience as a legal professional in the Philippines and in Canada.  After graduating from the Ateneo de Manila College of Law in 1987 and passing the Bar given that year, he has held the following positions in the Philippine Corporate [...]



October 1, 2011, Edmonton – Renowned songwriter and prolific hit maker Mr. Vehnee Saturno has invited Ms. Jasmin Remoquillo to record an album featuring his compositions.  That’s right Calgary’s pride, our very own 2010 Pinoy Singing Sensation Jasmin will be doing an album.  This developed after Mr. Saturno viewed Jasmin’s video.  He was so impressed [...]

Government of Canada supports workplace diversity project

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Ottawa, September 30, 2010 — The Government of Canada will provide more than $757,000 over two years to the Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre for a program that addresses the challenges and opportunities of a diverse workplace, Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Nepean-Carleton, announced today on behalf of Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
“Employers and new [...]

National online consultation launched to gather views on impact of marriage fraud

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Ottawa, September 27, 2010 — Canadians are invited to participate in an online consultation on the issue of marriage fraud, also known as “marriages of convenience,” Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today.
The national consultation questionnaire, available on this website:, will gather input on the magnitude of the problem as well as [...]

Black cart delivery begins in the southeast

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October 05, 2010 09:21 AM Category: City Services, Garbage Collection
Black carts have started rolling to homes in southeast Calgary. The carts, which are similar to the blue recycling carts, will be used for regular household garbage instead of bags and cans.  There is no additional cost for Black Cart Garbage service.
Cart deliveries will continue in [...]

Report from the Legislature

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Record land sales in calendar year sign of renewed confidence in oil and gas sector
Provincial oil and gas land sales of $117 million on Sept. 29 brings the total sales for the calendar year to $1.86 billion, which is more than any other year in history. This surpasses the previous record of $1.83 billion set [...]

Heroes of the New Era

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by Melvin Laureano on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 10:08pm
They came from a land scarce of milk and honey
In search for green pastures, they crossed even the widest sea
Left their hometown and their beloved family
In the pursuit of their ambitions and dreams so lofty.
The calloused palms of their creative hands
That keep on grasping in the [...]



ni Roger Encarnacion
Kahit kailan, hindi ko mapabilib si Mrs sa aking mga kuwentong Tagalog. Masyado raw malalim at mabulaklak. Kung masasabi naman daw sa simpleng Tagalog, bakit kailangang gumamit pa ng mahihirap na pangungusap.
Ang pagsulat, sabi ko, ay isang sining na kumakatawan sa personalidad ng sumusulat. Marahil ay naimpluwensiyahan lamang ako ng mga hinahangaan kong [...]



Researchers say certain foods may influence risk of developing cancer.
Hearing the word “cancer” can strike fear into the bravest person.  Most of us want to do what we can to prevent getting this serious condition.  For many years, there has been extensive research on the association of food, nutrients and cancer.
Studies have shown that certain [...]

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